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Justin Masterson struggles with control during rehab start
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Indians pitcher Justin Masterson struggled with his control during a rehab start Friday.

Masterson allowed five runs on four hits over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out four and walked six during the outing. Masterson loaded the bases prior to leaving the game. All three runs would come around to score, making his line look worse. Masterson is attempting to come back from a knee injury.

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Cardinals working on signing A.J. Pierzynski
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Cardinals are working on finalizing a deal with free agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Pierzynski parted ways with the Red Sox in July. He is expected to be in St. Louis Saturday, per FOX Sports. He hit 254/.286/.348 with four home runs in 72 games.

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Carlos Quentin exits game with apparent injury
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin was forced out of Friday's game against the Braves with an apparent injury, according to the U-T San Diego.

Quentin doubled in the third inning and struck out in the fourth inning for the second time on the night. He appeared to be frustrated with himself after striking out and was taken out of the game. He was replaced by Wil Venable in the fourth. Quentin owns a .178/.286/.318 slash line with four homers and 18 RBI in 129 at-bats. His status remains up in the air for Saturday's game.

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GM expects Ryan Howard to stay put with Phillies
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told reporters that first baseman Ryan Howard still has a future with the club. This comes a day after CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reported that the Phillies were trying to deal Howard before the July 31 deadline.

"I fully expect him to be our first baseman next year," Amaro said. "I don't know where people are coming up with him not having a future with us. He's a very big part of our organization."

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Jack Hannahan could be back from DL Monday
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Reds infielder Jack Hannahan could be back from the disabled list as early as Monday against Arizona, MLB.com reports. Hannahan has been sidelined all season after undergoing right shoulder surgery in the offseason. His minor-league rehab stint ends on Sunday, making him eligible to be reinstated Monday.

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Angel Pagan hitting off live pitching, nearing return from DL
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Giants outfielder Angel Pagan is hitting off live pitching and should be back from the disabled list in the near future, the Bay Area News reports Friday. Still, manager Bruce Bochy has not established a timetable for Pagan's return.

Pagan has been sidelined since June 14 due to a back injury. He was hitting .307/.356/.411 over 241 at-bats prior to the injury.

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Brandon Belt making progress in recovery from post-concussion symptoms
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Giants manager Bruce Bochy told reporters that first baseman Brandon Belt is making progress and is "feeling much better" in his recovery from post-concussion symptoms, according to the Bay Area News Group on Friday.

Belt has yet to be cleared to begin physical activities. He owns owns a .242/.304/.455 slash line with 10 homers and 23 RBI in 165 at-bats before the injury. 

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George Springer unable to do exercises yet
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

Astros outfielder George Springer has yet to do exercises on his injured quad, according to the Houston Chronicle

Springer hasn't played since July 19 due to the issue, and hit the disabled list July 23. He is currently receiving treatment on the injury, but hasn't been able to do any exercises yet. Springer is hitting .231/.336/.468 over 295 at-bats. 

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Ryan Sweeney deposits one into stands, plates four runs vs. Cards
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney launched his second home run of the season and plated four runs in a win over the Cardinals at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon.

Sweeney took Joe Kelly deep in the second inning for a game-tying three-run home run. He also slapped a run-scoring single in the following frame. He finished 2 for 4 with one run scored and four RBI in a 7-6 victory. He owns a .221/.264/.302 slash line with 15 RBI in 149 at-bats.

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Justin Grimm picks up relief win vs. Cards
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Cubs pitcher Justin Grimm (3-2) picked up a relief win Friday afternoon at home against the Cardinals.

Grimm allowed one hit and one walk while striking out two over a scoreless inning of work in the seventh. In the bottom of the frame, Luis Valbuena launched a two-run go-ahead home run, which proved to be the difference. Grimm owns a 4.87 ERA and a 1.51 WHIP over 44 1/3 innings of relief this season.

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